Keys to the Past

Fairney Cleugh Roman period native settlement (Otterburn)

This Roman period native settlement at Fairney Cleugh has the remains of a circular stony bank that once formed an enclosure. Inside this enclosure, a platform of earth shows the former position of a round house. This is part of a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N8177
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1977; S Ainsworth

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn

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